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What’s Up, Doc

From new cancer centers to clinical trials, 2014 was a year of medical advancement throughout Acadiana. We’ve rounded up some of the year’s biggest moments in health care that run the gamut from the tiniest patient to those in congestive heart failure.

Ultrasound Evolved

Lafayette General acquires new endoscopy tool and recruits physician trained to use it, enabling more accurate diagnosis of ailments in the gastrointestinal tract.


Without a risk factor in sight, Alexa John was diagnosed with breast cancer thanks to supplemental screening.

Breast Health

New screening recommendations could hamper early detection efforts, one local doc says.


New laser offers relief for women suffering from the loss of estrogen, particularly those treated for breast cancer.

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